Monthly Archive: September, 2009

Woodstock film festival lineup

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Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/09/27/news/doc4abef3e554ba9335351869.txt

Woodstock Film Festival opens ,Sept 30th 2009

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Journal’s Woodstock Film Festival blog, BEHIND THE SCREENS at the Festival, great photos http://peaceloveandmovies.blogspot.com/ How to get tickets TICKET prices for movies at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival range from $8 to $20,… Continue reading

Blessing of the Animals October 4th 2009

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     Church of the Messiah The Annual Messiah Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis will take place on Sunday Oct. 4th at 12:00 noon on the lawn outside the Parish Hall Church of… Continue reading

Walkway Over the Hudson Grand Opening – Oct 3rd 2009

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The Grand Opening of Walkway Over the Hudson will take place the weekend of October 3, 2009.  For a schedule of events, The Walkway Site: http://www.walkway.org/ Find Walkway parking, access info here: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20091003/QUAD/310030002&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL… Continue reading

TALK ON THE IMPORTANCE OF LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE Oct 5th 2009

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Wine and Cheese Reception hosted by Palmiter Benefits Group and the Starr Library In conjunction with Rhinebeck Chamber Business After-Hours Event Monday, October 5, 2009 – 5:30pm-7:30pm Featured guest: Brian Johnson, NY and… Continue reading

Debates upcoming in Dutchess race

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RHINEBECK — Candidates for the Dutchess County Legislature District 11 seat will square off at two debates in October. Three-term incumbent Democratic Legislator Joel Tyner and Republican challenger Pat Dealy will debate at… Continue reading

Seeing the light: Saved from demolition, Saugerties Lighthouse proves popular attraction

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SAUGERTIES — Standing at the mouth of the Esopus Creek, the Saugerties Lighthouse serves as both a beacon to boats on the Hudson River and a reminder of the efforts undertaken by a… Continue reading

Dutchess lawmaker offers tax-saving tips

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RHINEBECK — Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner, D-Clinton, will host a forum, “Twelve Ways to Be Smart About County Tax Dollars and Save Money,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday October 29th at the Rhinebeck Town… Continue reading

Ferncliff offers daycare on school days off

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RHINEBECK — Starting Monday, Archcare at Ferncliff Nursing Home will join with Northern Dutchess Day Care Center to sponsor a children’s camp on weekdays when Chancellor Livingston Elementary School is not in session.… Continue reading

Bicyclists like me would love expanded trails, please

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Rhinebeck options few However, in Rhinebeck, where I now live, the biking options are rather sparse, unless you happen to be an aficionado of street biking or single track – a type of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck plans to flush hydrants

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RHINEBECK: The Rhinebeck Water Department will flush hydrants on the following schedule: Oct. 5-9, all areas on the north side of East and West Market Street plus Old Post Road, Mt. Rutsen Road,… Continue reading

Dutchess fair attendance was down

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RHINEBECK — Total attendance at the six-day Dutchess County Fair last month was 360,992, down from last year’s 400,560, fair officials announced Monday. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/09/29/news/doc4ac15e75800e7778571231.txt

The Plot That Couldn’t Fail

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Anatomy of a Community Gardenby Marianne Neifeld and photographs by Carolyn Blackwood, August 31, 2009 It is six o’clock on a Tuesday evening, the summer sun still strong. Raphael Notin, chair of Rhinebeck’s… Continue reading

DUTCHESS COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

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All you need to know- Important Dates, Voter Registration Form, Absentee Ballot Application, Military Ballot Application,Where to Vote, Official Election Calendar District Maps,   Enrollment Data.  Getting More Information from Dutchess BoE State Board of Elections Accessible Voting.… Continue reading

Morton Memorial Library Presents Free Child Development Check Ups

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September 24th 2009 Through a partnership with the Astor Home for Children and United Way, Morton Memorial Library is pleased to present the Development Check Up program to parents and their children. Parents… Continue reading

Centers for Disease Control Provides Action Steps for Parents to Protect Children and Family from the Flu this School Year

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 4 main ways that parents and family … Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=36703

DRAFT TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA 9-218-09

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*September 28,  2009 Town of Rhinebeck Town Board Preliminary  Agenda* 6:45 Call to  Order *Announcements* Special Workshop Session with  Planning Consultants September 29th at 8:00 in Town  Hall Town Hall, Transfer Station and … Continue reading

RHINEBECK ROTARY ANNOUNCES 2009CITIZENS RECOGNITION AWARD HONOREE

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As part of its work to develop and implement service projects both locally and throughout the world, the Rhinebeck Rotary also recognizes an extraordinary local resident every year with the Citizens Recognition Award.… Continue reading

Edible Hudson Valley- Lecture September 26th 2009

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Edible Hudson Valley  Saturday, September 26th, 4:00 pm  Eric Steinman, local resident and editor of the magazine Edible Hudson Valley, will discuss his views on important issues for the Hudson Valley area, regarding… Continue reading

Zero carbon footprint for first ‘Living Building’

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CLINTON — In the newest building at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, wastewater from the facility is processed in a beautiful indoor lagoon, largely unnoticed by visitors who on a recent day… Continue reading

Rhinebeck fire company 175th anniversary Sept 26th

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  3PM.  Parade, fire/rescue demos, Special events at fairgrounds including food, kids’ attractions. Free fireworks at 8PM.

Village Garbage Tag System Starts

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The Village of Rhinebeck garbage has gone to a tag system.  Tags may be purchased at the Village Hall, 76 East Market St. to be placed on a bag purchased elsewhere.  Tags are… Continue reading

It’s time! The Apple is Back.

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There’s nothing better then an apple right off the tree! Pick Your Own Pumpkins from September 1st to October 31st Location: Wonderland Farms, 191 White Schoolhouse Road You can also visit http://www.wonderlandfarm.com  … Continue reading

Made-for-TV movies to film in Rhinecliff

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RHINEBECK — The Town Board has given permission for NNY Productions to close Shatzell Avenue in Rhinecliff on Sept. 23 for crews to film two European made-for-television movies. Approval was given during a… Continue reading

College Planning Seminars

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We can all agree that students who pursue a postsecondary education will have more career opportunities and earn much more than those who do not pursue an education beyond high school.  According to… Continue reading

Scary stories wanted for annual contest

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If you”re a student who thinks you’ve got what it takes to write a spine-tingling tale, here’s a contest for you The 14th annual Poughkeepsie Journal Scary Stories Contest is under way. Entries… Continue reading

More in September 2009

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Sunday, September 20 “Let’s Go Deutsch” Open house at Palatine Farmstead, Rt. 9, 3/10ths mile north of 9 & 9G intersection. Bake oven demo & tasting, butter making, house & barn tours, music,… Continue reading

Arbor Ridge seniors got busy this summer

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Arbor Ridge at Brookmeade, a senior living community in Rhinebeck, brought a unique lifelong learning experience to seniors this summer. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009909170304

18 Indian Point sirens fail in test

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More than 10 percent of the 172 emergency sirens within 10 miles of Indian Point failed to work properly during a quarterly test of the alert system this morning, according to emergency and… Continue reading

Celebrate the Rhinecliff Firemen’s Field with a Field of Fun and the First Annual Chili Cook-Off this Saturday, Sept. 19

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On Saturday, September 19, the Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Co, Rescue Squad and Ladies Auxilliary will host a Field Day and Chili Cook Off on-site. Open games such as kickball, badminton, and horseshoes will… Continue reading